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One killed in Thursday night shooting on Lawndale Street


Editor's note: This story has been updated with the name of the shooting victim.

A Hope Mills man was killed in a Thursday night shooting on Lawndale Street, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to the shooting at 7:18 p.m. A man with a gunshot wound was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, the Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

The Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified the man as 40-year-old Carlos Runquiz Whitted of Hope Mills.

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The Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call homicide detective Senior Sergeant C. Zwan at 910-677-5503 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). 

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